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Old 08-08-2020, 08:43 PM   #1
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Looking at old print ads can be entertaining, some show a glimpse of what the world was like at that time,
or what the ad agency wanted people to think the world looked like.
They often show how far you have to go to catch the Jones.

People wanted to be fat as the Jones in 1878...
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I guess the Groves worked because people are too fat to all fit so stagger travel...

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Brazil is #4 and tired of the first three...

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American Airlines in the '70s, people who weren't flying then can't believe this...
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No, she's not a midget uh dwarf er little person.
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Old 08-08-2020, 09:11 PM   #2
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Four rolls of pink toilet paper to celebrate the makers 50th anniversary.
It's not their fault your dirty mind thought it was a butt.

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This is interesting, Ronson spending money to advertise something you can't buy.
A lot of companies did that during the war, I guess those war profits were burning a hole...

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Here's my old buddy Reddy Kilowatt, I've had my picture taken with him, or with a lifesize picture of him, dozens of times.
Reddy would make all the youth fairs for an electric company dude to take a B&W Polaroid of Reddy with any kid&animal to win a ribbon.
If Reddy was too drunk they brought a huge backdrop with Reddy's picture on it.

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And sometimes they really, really fuck up.

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Bwahahahahaha, nice try guys, but that ain't happening.
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Old 08-08-2020, 09:34 PM   #3
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Now here's a great idea from a museum, anyone caught being a baddie gets tattooed all over.
That's much cheaper then providing 3 squares and a cot for years.

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1933 sank a lot of businesses. This tire dealer got his own campaign going on.
They may not buy from him but they'll sure as hell know who he is.

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Now this looks like a typical post war Indian motocycle ad but it's wrong.
Indian was alway Motocycle, never ever Motorcycle.

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Compared to this French ad from 1952 showing a guy dressed like an accountant or lawyer shuffling veggies on a trike.

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Old 08-08-2020, 09:40 PM   #4
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And one for the ladies, in 1953 Alcoa Aluminum invented a bottle cap you can open without a husband.
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Old 08-09-2020, 10:13 AM   #5
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She may not be a "little person" but that's definitely a mini-bar.
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Speaking of pink butts, it wouldn't take much CAT to put one of those AA lamps about half way up.
Anyway, sardine seating has won the day.
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Old 08-09-2020, 09:44 PM   #7
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Another thing you see in ads as you see in music lyrics, language changes.
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Old 08-10-2020, 11:58 PM   #8
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Hyperbole was the norm for the mad men.
If you couldn't buy or didn't want carbonated Root beer for a quarter Hires would mail you a packet of magic ingredients to mix with 5 gallons of water.
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Old 08-16-2020, 10:22 AM   #9
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Mmm tasty and so good for you...
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Old 08-16-2020, 10:25 AM   #10
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When it comes to crude, PA can't be beat.
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Old 09-03-2020, 11:33 PM   #11
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They can't leave well enough alone...
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Another form of advertising your business was Duck architecture...

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Old 09-15-2020, 03:15 AM   #13
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Wrapping trucks. I wonder if the have a pool for the most accidents caused?

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The Sprite shower probably draws the most watchers.

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Old 09-16-2020, 02:23 AM   #14
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Some clever ads...

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And sad ones from Amnesty International at bus stops...

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Old 09-19-2020, 01:01 AM   #15
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Ads on convenience improvements should win points unless they fall off the ramp...
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